Summary: S.1896 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/19/2005)

Schools Safely Acquiring Faculty Excellence Act of 2005 - Directs the Attorney General, upon request of the chief executive officer of a state pursuant to a request by a local or state educational agency, to conduct fingerprint-based checks of the national and state (where possible) crime information databases on individuals under consideration for employment by the agency in a position in which the individual would work with or around children.

Authorizes: (1) the Attorney General and the states to charge any applicable fees for such checks; and (2) an individual to release derived information only to a person legally authorized to receive it. Prohibits exceeding the authority under, or knowingly releasing information in violation of, this Act.